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#145034 - 08/08/06 10:51 PM Do Speakers Break In?
chesseroo Offline
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Registered: 05/13/02
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I couldn't resist.
This thread is dedicated to Ken and his late night browsing, and early morning, and mid afternoon right after the nap.
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#145035 - 08/08/06 11:06 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: chesseroo]
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Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5525
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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Oh what the heck

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#145036 - 08/08/06 11:12 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: chesseroo]
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Registered: 07/27/06
Posts: 46
Loc: Dallas, TX
You beat me to it. Well, I guess I could start threads on:

biamping vs. biwiring
measuring all channels driven or not
how "bright" are Axioms?
HTIB's vs separates
center channel: same brand as the front? horizontal or vertical?
2 EP-350's vs 1 EP-500 (wait, I did ask that question ...)


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#145037 - 08/08/06 11:19 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: bridgman]
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Don't want to hijack the thread Chess, but my favorite question that comes up all the time is:

"Why newbies can't figure out how to use the Search option?"
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#145038 - 08/08/06 11:37 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: SirQuack]
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Registered: 07/23/04
Posts: 3994
Loc: Up yonder
Do speaker wires really make a difference?
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#145039 - 08/08/06 11:40 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: michael_d]
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Registered: 02/16/05
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Loc: Florida
Are Axioms bright?
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#145040 - 08/08/06 11:45 PM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: michael_d]
dennisdxl32 Offline
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Registered: 07/27/06
Posts: 46
Loc: Dallas, TX
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Do speaker wires really make a difference?




I hear that they make the subwoofer more "laid back"

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#145041 - 08/09/06 02:52 AM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: dennisdxl32]
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Registered: 07/25/06
Posts: 133
Loc: Issaquah, WA
Quote:

Quote:

Do speaker wires really make a difference?




I hear that they make the subwoofer more "laid back"




Yeah, but the problem is that the revealing nature (some call bright) of the Axioms suddenly transforms into a more "blustery" image.

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#145042 - 08/09/06 06:28 AM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: chesseroo]
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Registered: 05/16/02
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
Initially the presence seemed quite ripe - lots of primary mids, with harsh highs leading the parade, and strangely a bass that was a bit thin and dry. With time, it opened up and turned savoury: red fruits with new leather, lovely ripe tannins, medium bodied, earth and spice and a bit of stalk too. Very good length and a drying finish complete the package – a good speaker, and I like the cut of its jib.
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#145043 - 08/09/06 08:46 AM Re: Do Speakers Break In? [Re: real80sman]
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Shawn:
That's a riot!
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